Starlight Children's Foundation — Promotional Keychain Torch - SA Power Networks & Starlight Express Room

Photograph of Promotional Keychain Torch

What are the defects?

The battery compartment is not adequately secured and the button batteries in the product are easily accessible.

What are the hazards?

If young children gain access to the button batteries and ingest them, they may suffer internal burn injuries, which can result in serious illness and even death. In addition, the batteries may pose a choking hazard to young children.

What should consumers do?

If consumers have a torch, it should be destroyed immediately in a secure manner. If preferred, the torches may be returned to Starlight Children's Foundation where arrangements will be made for it to be securely destroyed.

After disposal, consumers should notify Starlight Children's Foundation so that the safe disposal of the products can be monitored.

For further information, contact the Starlight Children's Foundation by phone on 1300 727 827 or via https://starlight.org.au/contact-us/form

Traders who sold this product

Free promotional product given by the Starlight Children's Foundation to children and families who used the Starlight Express Room at the Women's and Children's Hospital in Adelaide.

Where the product was sold
South Australia
Dates available for sale
  • 1 January 2011 - 31 December 2017

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Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
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